Night with the Stars at Siblyback with Caradon Observatory

Night with the Stars at Siblyback with Caradon Observatory

Saturday 22nd February 2020 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Siblyback Lake Activity Centre - Bodmin Moor
Tremar, Liskeard, PL14 6ER

Spend an evening stargazing at Siblyback Lake with Caradon Observatory… Two telescopes will be available on the night: one focused on Venus and then Uranus, and the other focused on the Orion Nebula and other deep sky objects.

The event will include an attempt to count the stars within the constellation of Orion, coinciding with CPRE’s Star Count, which involves people from across the country counting the number of stars they can see within the constellation on a clear night between 21 – 28 February.

Booking essential as spaces are limited.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 22/02/2020


Event organiser

Caradon Observatory

Caradon Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Caradon Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Bookings for this event can be made via the South West Lakes Trust website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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